Composer, writer and filmmaker.
Jacques Burtin plays piano, kora and gravi-kora (electric kora) : solo concerts, duets with Western and Eastern intruments, multimedia concerts. He conceives shows involving music, poetry, visual arts and dance.
He is also a film writer, director and producer (experimental films, documentaries on contemporary artists).
His music was featured among the works of twelve composers from around the world in «Sonic Channels», a concert hosted in New York City by The New School University Media Studies Department and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council on may 12th, 2006.
Between 2002 and 2012, he led seminars on Performance and Interdisciplinary Creation at the Fine Arts School of the Basque University (Bilbao, Spain).
His film "Le Dialogue des Ombres" ("The Dialogue Of Shadows") was screened at the Festival de Cannes, 2012 (Short Film Corner).